Synthetic ID Fraud: Understand It, So You Can Stop It

Communications, Energy, Digital Media Providers Face New Challenges Online and mobile-based platforms are changing how fraudsters operate. These faceless channels have enabled them to move past simple point-of-sale transactions involving stolen credit cards or stolen identities. Now fraudsters use more sophisticated schemes involving synthetic identity (ID) fraud to exploit stolen products, services, and money for [Read More…]

White Paper: Worksite Enforcement Is Increasing; I-9 Compliance Is Essential

Worksite Enforcement is On the Rise Over the past year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has communicated that one of its top priorities is immigration enforcement. While border wall negotiations and legislative debates are likely to continue, there’s no doubt this renewed focus on immigration has immediate implications for human resources professionals through increased [Read More…]

E-Book for Employers: Tax-Related Identity Theft Prevention Guide

As we live in an increasingly connected world, protecting personal information can become a tough task, even for the most tech-savvy people.  Identity thieves are actively looking for consumer’s personal and financial data, and they know a myriad of ways and loopholes to capture it. Fraudsters are becoming more advanced and going further than sending [Read More…]

2017 Resource Round-Up: Insights at Your Fingertips

Ready access to valuable insights delivered to your inbox in 2017 Equifax shares a number of resources created to help you grow and protect your business 2017 was an eventful year across the financial services industry. As we prepare for the year ahead, we wanted to provide a look-back at the many resources created to [Read More…]

Reducing Risk in Small Business Lending: A Configured Approach

Eighty-two percent of businesses that fail do so because of cash flow problems.1  This stat presents both a challenge and an opportunity for the commercial lending industry.  How can Commercial banks and lenders make smarter lending decisions and optimize profitability?  While access to small business credit and payment data is important, it is really just [Read More…]

Register Now: Nebulous Digital Marketing Investment is Dead

Digital marketing is changing. Is your strategy keeping pace? Join us Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 2pm ET in this timely webinar discussion hosted by the Consumer Bankers Association, experts from Equifax, and guest, Forrester team up to explain why and how companies are shifting their digital marketing focus from quantity toward quality, as financial services [Read More…]

Gauging U.S. Recession Risk: New White Paper Available from Equifax

A question frequently asked is when the U.S. might enter into a recession. To help separate fact from fiction, Amy Crews Cutts, senior vice president and chief economist at Equifax and Gunnar Blix, deputy chief economist, walk us through some of the concerns surrounding the timing of recessions in a new white paper. VIEW WHITE [Read More…]

Insights that Drive Commercial Card Approvals

Are you a financial institution looking to grow your commercial credit card business?  Focusing on this market makes a lot of sense, especially with recent growth rates around 9%.  Small businesses in particular represent great opportunity for cards because these customers want fast, cost-effective financing options and the approval process for loans and lines of [Read More…]

New White Paper Available from Equifax – Gauging U.S. Recession Risk

Equifax has published a new white paper – Gauging U.S. Recession Risk. Written by Amy Crews Cutts, senior vice president and chief economist at Equifax and Gunnar Blix, deputy chief economist, this white paper walks through some of the concerns surrounding the timing of recessions. Key topics covered include: Up and Down Cycles Consumers Doing [Read More…]

3 Letters from the IRS Your Organization Can’t Ignore

The failure of the Senate’s “skinny repeal” bill signaled what many employers were waiting to hear definitively: the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here to stay, at least for now. If your organization had previously been playing “wait and see” regarding your reporting obligations, now is the time to comply with the ACA or face [Read More…]